Heaven on Seven co-founder George Bannos died suddenly Tuesday, August 8, of a heart attack. He was 65. Bannos suffered chest pains while shopping at a Home Depot, then was rushed to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, according to WLS Talk show hosts Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano....
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study by investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital and Newton-Wellesley Hospital found that patients prescribed opioid medications after inguinal hernia surgery used significantly fewer tablets than prescribed, even though they had received fewer than typically administered for such surgery.
On the afternoon of July 26, I opened an email from Dr. Peter Slavin, president of Massachusetts General Hospital, where I work as a primary care doctor. Dr. Slavin frequently sends messages to all MGH employees, uncontroversial broadsides announcing new hospital initiatives, grant awards, promotions and retirements that often end with: “Go Sox!” (or, depending […]
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have devised a new way to monitor sleep without any kind of sensors attached to the body. Their sensor uses low-power radio waves that detect...Show More Summary
One of Port Charles' longtime residents is relocating to Salem. RELATED Days of Our Lives: Louise Sorel to Return Read more...
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A treatment program for adolescents with substance-use disorder that incorporates the practices and philosophy of 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous produced even better results than the current state-of-the art treatment approach in a nine-month, randomized trial.
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)-based research team is one of seven nationwide receiving contracts under the DARPA Safe Genes program, which is designed to improve the safety of gene drives.
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A team of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has developed an antibiotic-releasing polymer that may greatly simplify the treatment of prosthetic joint infection.
Former President Carter was discharged Friday morning from St. Boniface General Hospital where he was treated for dehydration
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A Massachusetts General Hospital research team has identified a novel mechanism behind resistance to angiogenesis inhibitors -- drugs that fight cancer by suppressing the formation of new blood vesse...
(American Society of Human Genetics) ASHG has named Daniel MacArthur, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Co-director of the Medical...Show More Summary
(National Foundation for Cancer Research) Research by several leading scientists including Rakesh Jain, Ph.D., Director of the Edwin L. Steele Laboratory for Tumor Biology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and supported in part by...Show More Summary
The body of a stillborn infant was retrieved from a hospital trash bin after it was mistaken for garbage by janitorial staff at the Ajusco Medio General Hospital in Mexico FULL STORY The post Missing baby’s body found in garbage bin appeared first on Mexico News Daily.
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A study led by Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found that the traditional model for the spread of carcinoma, the deadliest form of cancer -- from the primary tumor, to nearby lymph nodes, to other organs -- may not apply in all cases.
Medical professionals have raised concerns about whether General Hospital's plotline blurred the lines between disease awareness and advertisement.
(Massachusetts General Hospital) A comprehensive program to reduce or prevent childhood obesity in low-income communities led to significant improvements in obesity-related measures among children cared for at a Massachusetts community health center.
"Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital studied 17 'superagers,' people over 65 who have the mental function of those in their 20s. The goal was to find out if there were any observable differences between superager brains and normal brains, and if so, whether the rest of us could use that information to give ourselves better […]
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Researchers at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have developed a new system that can efficiently search through hundreds of hours of video for events and visual features that correspond to a few training examples. Show More Summary
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Individuals with autism spectrum disorder often find it difficult to look others in the eyes as they find eye contact uncomfortable or stressful. Now investigator at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital have shed light on the brain mechanisms involved in this behavior.
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a way of increasing pigmentation in human skin without the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation.